Chinese PhD students face an outsize amount of pressure, according to a survey by British scientific journal Nature. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese PhD students face an outsize amount of pressure, according to a survey by British scientific journal Nature. Photo: Shutterstock

Under pressure: China’s PhD programmes exert heavy toll on students, yet many push on

  • PhD students in China face outsize challenges as they try to complete their degrees, according to a survey by British scientific journal Nature
  • Only 55 per cent of Chinese respondents felt at least partially satisfied with their academic experience, compared to 72 per cent outside the country

Chinese PhD students face an outsize amount of pressure, according to a survey by British scientific journal Nature. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese PhD students face an outsize amount of pressure, according to a survey by British scientific journal Nature. Photo: Shutterstock
READ FULL ARTICLE